eyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour
Following the finalization of a recent interim agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of world power [in Geneva, Switzerland], which is known as the Joint Plan of Action, the nuclear case of Iran has been a topic for daily political analyses across the world. As a result, analytical circles have evaluated various aspects of this interim agreement. The …
Senior Editor of the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Islam
The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted through consensus a resolution based on proposals offered by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who called for a World Against Violence and Extremism. During his first address to [the 68th annual session of the UN] General Assembly, Rouhani warned the world …
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Many Christians in Iran are out scrambling to buy last minute presents. There are about 150,000 Christians in Iran, most of them Armenians, who celebrate Christmas in churches and at homes with family and friends.
Christmas is the annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely observed holiday celebrated generally on December 25th by millions around the world. …
Celebrating Yalda Night
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Compiled By: Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Deputy Editor of Iran Review
Iranians around the world celebrate Yalda, which is one of the most
ancient Persian festivals. The festival dates back to the time when a
majority of Persians were followers of Zoroastrianism prior to the advent
On Yalda festival, Iranians …
The 4th International conference on environmental challenges and dendrochronology aims to gather scientists, researchers, planners, managers, policy makers, students and others interested in sharing knowledge, experiences and ideas.
The Scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to the following major topics:
The economic section of the Embassy of the I.R. of Iran has the honor to inform you about a Dairy Products and Relevant Industries Exhibition which will be held In Iran, the city of Gorgan in Golestn Provence, from 14-17 February 2014.
This exhibition would be a valuable chance for the Iranian companies and your company as well, to explore the possibility of any kind of cooperation in dairy …
It is our pleasure to announce the 4th Ammar Popular Film Festival (APFF), planned to take place in Tehran/Iran during January 03-11, 2014. In collaboration with the Office of Cultural Studies for Islamic Revolution, the festival will focus on screening short, semi-feature, feature as well as documentary films, addressing cultural, socio-economical, environmental and political issues endangering …
ahmoud Reza Golshanpazhooh
Executive Editor of Iran Review
After the end of four days of breathtaking diplomatic marathon in the Swiss city of Geneva, Iran, on the one hand, and the six world powers, on the other hand, finally came up with a joint plan of action according to which they are going to move toward a comprehensive solution [for Iran's nuclear issue] within the …
Switzerland welcomes the announcement by the E3/EU+3 and Iran of a joint action plan following talks in Geneva between 20 and 24 November 2013. This agreement is a victory for diplomacy, proving that the pursuit of a diplomatic path can contribute to improving security across the world, particularly in the Middle East. As a longstanding advocate of diplomatic channels, Switzerland has declared its …
Joint Plan of Action
The goal for these negotiations is to reach a mutually-agreed long-term comprehensive solution that would ensure Iranˈs nuclear program will be exclusively peaceful. Iran reaffirms that under no circumstances will Iran ever seek or develop any nuclear weapons. This comprehensive solution would build on these initial measures and result in a final step for a …
Mehr News correspondent reported from Genève that Mohammad Javad Zarif offered condolences on the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (as) mourners in Pakistan, expressing hope that people in the region cooperate to prevent the extremist sectarian and Takfiri groups from committing such crimes.
Zarif, who was speaking to IRIB’s Evening News, added that any action against extremism would …
A member of the Iranian delegation in nuclear talks with the six world powers says no agreement will be made in the upcoming negotiations in Geneva unless it asserts the rights of the Iranian nation.
Abbas Araqchi said that the next round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany would be “difficult” but stressed that …
Due to a religious occasion (Ashura ) the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in bern will be closed tomorrow 14th of November
The Islamic Republic of Iran has already submitted its observations, in fifty seven pages, in the due time, on the draft report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, through Note verbal No. 7923 dated 15 August 2012 of the Permanent Mission of I. R. Iran in Geneva to the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, with the hope that the …
Compiled By: Firouzeh MirrazaviDeputy Editor of Iran Review
*Iranian, US Scientists Advance Toward Gene Delivery
Iranian researchers from Tarbiat Modarres University in cooperation with counterparts from Harvard University have succeeded in the production of an appropriate carrier for gene delivery.
In this study, a core-shell albumin-chitosan nanoparticle was …
Compiled By: Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Deputy Editor of Iran Review
The traditional music of Iran is a message, a call from the artist's innermost consciousness. Deeply intertwined with Iran's age-old history and culture, it is an expression of the joys, loves, sorrows, efforts and struggles, all the many victories and defeats that the peoples of Western Asia …
Compiled By: Firouzeh Mirrazavi
Deputy Editor of Iran Review
The history of Persian Carpet -a culmination of artistic magnificence- dates back to 2,500 years ago.
The Iranians were among the pioneer carpet weavers of the ancient civilizations, having achieved a superlative degree of perfection through centuries of creativity and ingenuity. The skill of carpet …
The history of the art of pottery in Iran goes back into ancient time. When agriculture came into existence and cultivation started on Iran's plateau by primitive races of this land, people made utensils of baked clay in order to meet their needs.
Iranian pottery (sometimes known as gombroon) production presents a continuous history from the beginning of Iranian history until the …
Iran in the late third millennium BC
During the third and the early years of second millennium BC, the plateau of Iran was divided into some cultural regions quite distinct from each other. Gorgan's culture included the entire region in the east of the Caspian Sea. Also the culture of Gian III-IV and Godin IV prevailed in the east of Lurestan. Yanic's culture prevailed in an area …
Due to a religious occasion ( Eid Qadir) the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bern will be closed on Thursday 24th of October.
“I believe that during the Geneva talks, the political will of the Islamic Republic of Iran became evident to both sides,” Rouhani said in a meeting with Giulio Haas, the new Swiss ambassador to Tehran, on Saturday.
Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the United States, China, Russia, France and Britain - plus Germany held two days of negotiations …
Mohammad Javad Zarif the Iranian foreign minister and Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter met today in Geneva. The meeting took place on the margins of the discussions between the E3/EU3+3 (China, France, Germany, Russia, UK, USA) and Iran on the nuclear dossier
In his message to the Hajj this year the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei described the Hajj pilgrimage as a great opportunity for the Islamic Ummah to cure many of the maladies of the world of Islam.The Supreme Leader made the remarks in a message to "the Disavowal of Pagans Ceremony" held during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Arafat Desert.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Euro-American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi said on Wednesday that the upcoming meeting in Geneva provides a unique opportunity for the western new approach to nuclear dispute with Iran.
Speaking to State Secretary of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Yves Rossier, Takht-Ravanchi said the the Geneva meeting on October 15-16 would serve as a unique …
FM: Sanctions on Iran Do not Serve Interests of Western Governments
The two presidents talked over the phone as President Rohani was in a car and heading towards the New York International Airport.
President Rohani and President Obama discussed different issues during their phone conversation.
The Iranian and US presidents underlined the need for a political will for expediting resolution of Wests standoff with Iran over the latters …
Addressing the 68th session of the UN General Assembly in New York in early hours of Wednesday Iranian president presented a clear picture of the current situation of the Middle East and the world, and gave his proposed solutions for coming out of the current international deadlock.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that Iran and Switzerland enjoy very good capacity for expansion of the two-way ties.
Speaking to new Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Julia Hoss while receiving a copy of her credentials, Zarif described Switzerland as an "influential" country, especially in the political and economic fields, in the international community …
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed regret that the United States ignored the Islamic Republic’s warning on the access by militant groups fighting in Syria to dangerous chemical weapons.
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the use of force against Syria is against international law, urging the United States to stop its warmongering policy against the Arab state, Press TV reports.
“The use of chemical weapons is a crime. We believe that it is a crime against humanity and we also believe that the use of force, [and] the threat of use of force, is …
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is pursuing a win-win game, in nuclear negotiations, stressing that pressure in negotiations will achieve nothing.
“No side [in the] negotiations can conclude talks in its favor by exerting pressure,” Zarif told reporters on Wednesday.
He added that Iran’s “nuclear capabilities are …
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said Tuesday that Iran welcomes Moscows initiative to resolve the Syrian crisis.
She made the remark at her weekly news conference, adding Iran believes that the initiative is in line with moves to halt militarization in the region.
Iran, she said, is against the use of chemical weapons and is seeking a region free from nuclear …
Ministers of foreign affairs of Iran and Iraq in a meeting here on Sunday night expressed deep concern about the outbreak of another war in the Middle East region.
Mohammad Javad Zarif in his meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari exchanged viewpoints on bilateral ties, and issues of mutual interest, particularly Syria.
The Iranian foreign minister expressed worries about …
Call for Participation in the 19th Razi Medical Sciences Research Festival December 2013
With the grace of God Almighty, the 19th annual Razi Medical Sciences Research Festival with the
aim of honoring our local outstanding and distinguished researchers, Iranian researchers residing
abroad, researchers from the Eastern Mediterranean Region and as well as researchers belonging
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to step up efforts to prevent any military action against Syria.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned of the dire consequences of foreign military intervention in Syria, saying that such a move will have large-scale repercussions for the entire region."The world people, specially the people of the Middle-East region, do not accept a new war, and any adventurism in the region will pose irreparable dangers to the stability of the region and …
President Hassan Rouhani here on Saturday has strongly condemned the use of chemical weapons, urging the international community to spare no effort in preventing the use of such arms in all parts of the world, particularly in Syria.
Iran once again condemned the violation of Lebanon`s airspace by the Israeli fighter jets, and called on the international and regional bodies to try their best to confront the Zionist regime`s aggressive nature.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran urges international and regional institutions, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in particular, to clearly condemn the Zionists` …
Iranian and Russian foreign ministers in a phone conversation onThursday evening emphasized the need for comprehensive expansion of ties and cooperation.
During the phone conversation, Mohammad Javad Zarif and Sergei Lavrov discussed issues of mutual interest and regional developments.
According to IRNA, the Russian foreign minister initially congratulated the appointment of …
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday expressed concerned over catastrophic developments in Egypt and called on Egyptian military to pursue peaceful means to bring calm to the country
Zarif made the remarks in a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart Nabil Fahmy.
During telephone conversation, the Egyptian minister congratulated Zarif on undertaking his new post. …
Iranian foreign minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif discussed regional and international issues, especially the situation in Egypt, with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the phone on Saturday
Zarif and Ban Ki-moon, discussed the ways of overcoming the crisis in Egypt through regional and international efforts.
Irans foreign minister condemned killing innocent people in Egypt and …
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu expressed concern over recent violence in Egypt, and underlined the need for the rapid settlement of crisis in the Muslim country through peaceful and diplomatic ways
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu stressed the need for broadening bilateral ties between Tehran and Ankara in all fields.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle hopes to hold talks with his new Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of next months meeting of the UN General Assembly, foreign ministry spokesman Andreas Peschke told reporters here Friday.
IRI President Hassan Rohani referring to ongoing deadly events in Egypt, sympathized with the Egyptian nation and warned that country’s military commanders to stop suppressing that great, freedom seeking nation.
In the Name of god the most gracious the most merciful
Due to a happy religious occasion ( Eid Fetr ) Embassy of the Islamic republic of Iran will be closed on Friday 9th of August 2013.
In the Name of Almighty God
The Press Section of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bern, while presenting its greetings, would like to draw your kind attention to the use of chemical weapons by Iraq's deposed dictator Saddam Hussein against Iranian civilians and troops which left over thousands of lives and more still with …
Iran's New President Hassan Rouhani cautioned the West to drop its language of force and threat, and stressed that detente, talks on an equal footing, confidence building and mutual respect present the only fruitful way of dealing with Iran
Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani said the June election displayed people’s deep trust and strong support for the Islamic establishment, and further vowed to do his best to materialize his campaign promises and slogans
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei endorsed the presidential decree of Hassan Rouhani for a four-year term in office during a ceremony here in Tehran Saturday afternoon
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbass Araghchi said on Friday that the world community has repeatedly condemned the US unilateral sanctions.
Head of Iran's Majlis formalities department says the participation of officials from as many as 40 countries in the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Hassan Rohani has been established so far.
The illegal US sanctions against Iran over the country’s nuclear energy program deprive the Iranian people of their basic “right to life,” a political analyst tells Press TV.
Visa application is only possible via E-Visa website
Visa InformationIn order to travel to Iran, foreign nationals are required to obtain a visa. This is a permission of entry to Iran for a limited period of time, which is issued by the embassy of the IRI in Bern, subsequent to receipt of approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, depended on …
Link to:The Speech of The Ambassador in Chur,Switzeland
The human right’s policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, emanating from its national and regional particularities as well as its cultural, historical and religious backgrounds, has continuously emphasized the significance of interactive and cooperative approach in progress towards fulfillment of the human rights obligations. To that end, the Islamic Republic of Iran is …
Q1: Has the IAEA found even a gram of uranium diverted to military purposes after over 4000 man days most robust inspection in Iran being unprecedented in the history of the IAEA?
A1: No. Please read all reports of the present and former Director General to the Board of Governors.
Q2: Has the IAEA found any activities and nuclear material, which it claimed to be …
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